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SHOT Show 2014—Safariland Releases Lightweight, High Performance Armor
Point Blank Enterprises Rolls Out Level II and Level IIIA Alpha Elite Series Armor Systems

SES Tests Man Down Body Armor Technology

Select Engineering Services (SES) has successfully tested its Man Down Technology (MDT) that mounts to an officer's body armor and calls 911 if the officer becomes incapacitated.

June 28, 2013

BAE Developing Revolutionary Liquid Body Armor

The suit works using a viscous compound which, when attached to traditional Kevlar, absorbs the force of a bullet and responds by becoming thicker. It is hoped the compound will used to make much lighter, more flexible and effective armored vests for soldiers on the front line.

July 12, 2010

Feds Sue First Choice Armor for Selling Zylon Vests to Police

The Department of Justice has sued First Choice Armor & Equipment Inc. and its founder, Edward Dovner, for submitting false claims about its bulletproof vests purchased for federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies.

August 6, 2009

Safariland Introduces NIJ Standard-0101.06 Body Armor

Safariland’s XT-700 Type II (#BA-2000S-FC01) and XT-300 Type IIIA (#BA-3A00S-BR01) models have been determined by the NIJ to comply with the new NIJ-06 standard. Both models are part of Safariland’s XT‑Series of concealable body armor, and are now available for immediate purchase. As of this date, these are the only Threat Level II and Threat Level IIIA vests that have been authorized by NIJ under the new NIJ-06 standard.

June 2, 2009

SHOT Show 2009: Best of Show

SHOT Show 2009: Best of Show

There were law enforcement exhibits in the lobby, in the hallways, in the meeting rooms from one end of the rambling convention center to the other. And they had a lot of great products on display. Here's a look at our favorites from this year's SHOT.

March 1, 2009

Sweat Suits: Ballistic Vests

Sweat Suits: Ballistic Vests

The bad news is, regardless of comfort, you need to wear your vest. The good news is, the manufacturers of ballistic vests and other innovators are working on ways to make wearing a vest more bearable.

September 1, 2003

IACP 2002: Best of Show

IACP 2002: Best of Show

Large trade shows can be overwhelming for everyone involved. They are a blur of seminars, awards banquets, industry schmooze sessions, and aisle after aisle of exhibits and demonstrations.

December 1, 2002

Next-Gen Body Armor

Advanced computer programming, combined with materials developed specifically for military defense applications, is leading the way toward the development of the next generation of body armor for law enforcement officers.

November 1, 1999

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